Gwa, February 6
2 constables critically wounded after clash with army
Two private police were critically wounded after a
clash with army personnel, in
The victims were identified as Constable San Aye and
Ko Ko Aung, both of which are now in a local hospital.
A group of army personnel attacked a police compound
with sticks and stones in Gwa on the night of January
In the attack two policemen were wounded, while others
suffered from minor injuries.
The power of the former Military Intelligence (MI) in
rural areas of
when the MI was disbanded late last year.
Some army officers were dissatisfied with the police
departmentís newfound authority and their approach to
law and order in the rural areas.
These dissatisfactions have been the root of several
recent clashes between the police and the Army in
several places in
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